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SANTA CRUZ – Katharsis (Album Review)

Santa Cruz – Katharsis Purge Katharsis – Meaning to cleanse or purify or clarification. An absolutely perfect title for the new album from Santa Cruz on M-Theory Audio, which is available now. A band with only one original member and a completely new sound compared to their previous albums. Many fans of Santa Cruz have […]

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BACKYARD BABIES – Sliver & Gold (March 15, 2019) (News)

In 2019, BACKYARD BABIES – one of Sweden’s longest-running and most influential hard rock bands – celebrate their 30th anniversary with the release of their eighth studio album, Sliver & Gold, which will be issued in North America on March 15 via M-Theory Audio. The record – which was produced by the legendary Chips Kiesbye […]

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WHITE WIZZARD – Infernal Overdrive (Album Review)

I’ve been listening to White Wizzard for some time now. Years actually. No idea where I first discovered the band, but I was probably drawn in by the misspelling of “wizard”. Anytime a band misspells with Z’s or adds random umlauts over letters, their music is usually great. Now that that’s out of the way, I […]

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SANTA CRUZ – Bad Blood Rising (Album Review)

When I found the album Screaming for Adrenaline back in 2013, totally blown away, it received a lot of play. I was beyond excited to have discovered this great new band from Finland. Santa Cruz began formation in 2007 but didn’t solidify until 2009. With a register of Archie Kuosmanen (vocals/guitar), Johnny Parkkonen (guitars/vocals), Middy Toivonen (bass), […]

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